From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, if it’s the Snow White tale you’re looking for, discover the story that came before in The Huntsman: Winter’s War, coming to 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand today, August 23.
The Huntsman: Winter’s War stars Charlize Theron as the evil Queen Ravenna, who betrays her good sister Freya, played by Emily Blunt, with an unforgivable act, freezing Freya’s heart to love and unleashing in her an icy power she never knew she possessed. Retreating to a kingdom far to the north, Freya raises an army of Huntsmen as her protectors, with the only rule that no two of them should ever fall in love. As a war for domination escalates between the two queens, the hero standing between good and evil is Freya’s most elite Huntsman, Eric, played by Chris Hemsworth. Alongside fellow warrior Sara, played by Jessica Chastain – the only woman who has ever captured his heart – Eric must help Freya vanquish her sister or Ravenna’s wickedness will rule for eternity. The film is directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan.
The Huntsman: Winter’s War on Blu-ray™ and DVD includes an all-new extended edition of the epic action-adventure, plus exclusive bonus features that reveal the movie’s behind-the-scenes secrets. The Digital HD is also available since on August 2.
BLU-RAY™ DISC EXCLUSIVES
- Two Queens and Two Warriors – The true heart of The Huntsman: Winter’s War is found in its three powerful women, Ravenna, Freya, and Eric’s lost wife, Sara. Learn how the strength and complexity of the film’s female roles drew potent new star power in Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain, as well as convincing Charlize Theron to reprise her role as Ravenna.
- Meet the Dwarfs – Nick Frost’s Nion and Rob Brydon’s Gryff brought a sense of levity and fun to the adventure — especially once they met their female counterparts. Explore the importance of all four dwarf characters in the film and on set, where the actors who portrayed them earn a reputation for keeping the fun rolling, even when the cameras stopped.
- Magic All Around – Rooted in history, but inhabited by magic, the world of The Huntsman: Winter’s War is a true visual spectacle. Follow along and see how the magic made it to the screen. From Freya’s icy freeze to the gold-laden goblins of the forest, explore the visual effects at work with an exclusive peek behind the curtain.
BLU-RAY™ & DVD BONUS FEATURES
- Deleted Scenes with Commentary
- Gag Reel
- Dressed To Kill – Academy Award®-winning costumer Colleen Atwood returns to help reignite the splendor she brought to Snow White and The Huntsman. A visual feast, her costumes often border on the supernatural in their beauty while helping bring the characters to life.
- Love Conquers All — From the infectious enthusiasm of director Cedric Nicolas-Troyan to the sisterly bond shared by Emily Blunt and Charlize Theron, the set of The Huntsman: Winter’s War was filled with laughter and life. Actors and artists came together to help create a fairy tale about the pure power of love — and had a blast along the way.
- Feature Commentary by director Cedric Nicolas-Troyan
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